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Protestant Theology

... looks into questions such as ...

  • How did Bible texts originate and what is their relevance for theology and the Church?
  • What is the relevance of Protestant theology in the Church and in society?
  • What are the foundations of Christian faith?
  • How can key events in Church history and religious history be interpreted and understood today?
  • In what way can key aspects of Protestant theology be implemented in practice?

Degree programmes


Protestant Theology, Magister Theologiae


Degree: Magister Theologiae
  Master's resp. ecclesiastical exam
Start: Winter- and summer semester
Duration: 10 semesters
Classroom language: German

Detailed information for international applicants

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it provides a good insight into the various branches of theology, its most important issues and fundamental methods, and at the same time aims at seeing the bigger picture.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Old Testament/Middle East
  • New Testament/Ancient Philosophy
  • Church History
  • Dogmatic Theology
  • Ethics/Social Ethics
  • Applied Theology
  • Ecumenism/History of Religion

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

... have:

  • a great interest in theological questions and some interest in fundamental theological knowledge


  • the academic perspective of the highly diverse theological work sphere

struggles through:

  • 3000 years of faith history and the various perspectives of theology and religion that are being explored.
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • Pastoral office
  • Publishing
  • Public Relations
  • Human Resources

And else?

An internship ...

is mandatory. It is done in the 4th semester semester.
Duration: 4 weeks

Studying abroad ...

can be done voluntarily.

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Studienberatung Evangelische Theologie
Building, Room: GA
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Evangelische Theologie
Building, Room: GA 8/159
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-28503
Website Fachschaft